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>"James K. Galbraith urges the US to revive a policy framework that worked extraordinarily well for most of _...Read More_
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>"External factors and unintended consequences mean governments of all stripes have limited ability to shape outcomes"
>"External factors and unintended consequences mean governments of all stripes have limited ability to shape outcomes"
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"Political fecklessness in face of rising prices is not unique to the current surge."
"Political fecklessness in face of rising prices is not unique to the current surge."
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“The effort to control supply lurking within price stabilization produced the taboo against overtly political control of markets."
“The effort to control supply lurking within price stabilization produced the taboo against overtly political control of markets."
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Very interesting and excellent piece on the price control debate "Most economists would argue that inflation is a monetary phenomenon, so best dealt with via higher interest rates. In the textbooks, the process through which this works to _...Read More_
Very interesting and excellent piece on the price control debate "Most economists would argue that inflation is a monetary phenomenon, so best dealt with via higher interest rates. In the textbooks, the process through which this works to _...Read More_
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"Increasing the price of money through higher interest rates would be a crude and potentially damaging way of dealing with inflation, especially when it is being driven by huge rises in a few specific goods. So why not control the prices of _...Read More_
"Increasing the price of money through higher interest rates would be a crude and potentially damaging way of dealing with inflation, especially when it is being driven by huge rises in a few specific goods. So why not control the prices of _...Read More_
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"Why price controls are a bad tool for fighting inflation: The simple theory, some more complex theory, and some historical evidence."
"Why price controls are a bad tool for fighting inflation: The simple theory, some more complex theory, and some historical evidence."
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"In past rulings, the court has acknowledged that there’s a connection between the ability of women to control their reproductive lives and the economic health of the nation."
"In past rulings, the court has acknowledged that there’s a connection between the ability of women to control their reproductive lives and the economic health of the nation."
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"The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest public health disaster the world has experienced in a century. Its economic fallout will exceed that of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The fallout has exposed weaknesses in national economies and _...Read More_
"The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest public health disaster the world has experienced in a century. Its economic fallout will exceed that of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. The fallout has exposed weaknesses in national economies and _...Read More_
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>"With China’s share of the domestic central government bond market significantly increasing in just a few years, and the International _...Read More_
>"With China’s share of the domestic central government bond market significantly increasing in just a few years, and the International _...Read More_
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"Some local governments are allowing couples to have more children without penalties, but the ruling Communist Party seems reluctant to lift restrictions altogether."
"Some local governments are allowing couples to have more children without penalties, but the ruling Communist Party seems reluctant to lift restrictions altogether."
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"The significant decline in American births should be a matter of intense public concern."
"The significant decline in American births should be a matter of intense public concern."
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“The phrase ‘If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen’—it’s sort of saying: The kitchen is what it is, and you’re going to have to figure out how to deal with it,” she told me. “Without ever saying, really, Does the kitchen have _...Read More_
“The phrase ‘If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen’—it’s sort of saying: The kitchen is what it is, and you’re going to have to figure out how to deal with it,” she told me. “Without ever saying, really, Does the kitchen have _...Read More_
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>"Those who are better organised have prospered more"
>"Those who are better organised have prospered more"